Malacca day trip from Kuala Lumpur itinerary was designed to give a historical perspective from the eyes of local people. Although tourist only spent one day in Malacca doing the historical tour, the excursions covering almost all the recommended attractions and the activity related to Malacca history. A comprehensive tour itinerary which including visiting Malacca World Heritage City site has been created for tourist to understand about unique Malacca anthropology. At the end of the tour, tourist will get a better picture about Malaysian multi-culture community established as the result the culture contact brings cultural changes to local community and area.
The main advantage making Malacca one day trip is, tourist can do others activity in Kuala Lumpur at night after the tour.
Malacca one day trip from Kuala Lumpur tour program only applies if we start the journey from Kuala Lumpur and finish in Kuala Lumpur. We also accept customized travel plan as below
- Start from Kuala Lumpur, drop off in Malacca – suitable for those continue their trip to Singapore
- Start from Malacca, drop off at Kuala Lumpur – suitable for those came from Singapore
- Start from Kuala Lumpur, drop off at KLIA 1 or KLIA 2
- Start from Malacca, drop off at KLIA 1 or KLIA 2
Malacca Day Trip Pick up Detail
- Pick Up Time on Weekday….: 0730am
- Pick Up Time on Weekend….: 0730am
- Pick up Point……………………..: Your respective Hotel
- Tour Durations…………………..: 10 hours inclusive travel time
- Travel time from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca estimating – 1¾ – 2 hours with one toilet stop. Please consider others factors such customer punctuality, traffic in the city, Hotel location and traffic on the highway.
List of Things to Do and Activity in Malacca
- St. Peter Church – the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia
- Malacca River Cruise – 40 minutes tour
- Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum – 45 minutes guide tour by in house guide
- A Famosa
- St. Paul Church
- Replica of Sultan Malacca Palace also know as Culture Museum
- Street by street tour including Jonker Street, Heeran Street, Harmony Street, First Cross Street and Second Cross Street
- Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the oldest Chinese Temple in Malaysia
- Dutch Square
- Straits Malacca Mosque – photo stop
Malacca Day Trip From Kuala Lumpur Itinerary
Walking not only good for health, it’s also giving an opportunity for us to see more things. Kindly brief your group/family member this is a walking tour.
Saint Peter Church Malacca
Malacca day trip first visits will be at Saint Peter Church. The Church fully complete in 1710 built by Portuguese community with the support from the Dutch and Malacca people. Dutch gentleman names Mr. Franz Amboer who became a Catholic-donated pieces of land for building the Church. After 300 years since the church was established, Saint Peter Church still functioning as primary Church for Roman Catholic followers in Malacca. The oldest part of the Church is the bell dated 1608 believed from the original Church been destroyed during Dutch invaded Malacca in 1641. Saint Peter Church is a good example how different various religious and ethnic groups in Malacca can work together. Church construction costs contributed by the public even though they are not from Roman Catholic Christian faith.
Malacca River Cruise
One of main attraction and things to do in Malacca is Malacca River Cruise. We included as part of Malacca day trip itinerary for tourist enjoy the beautiful scenery of Malacca River Bank. A 35 – 40 minutes river cruise covering 9 km along Malacca rivers show the fascinating historical site and traditional village. The history of the place will be brief using pre-recorded CD.
Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum
Baba and Nyonya are descendant straits born Chinese who intermarried with local people either from Siam, Malaysia or Sumatra Island. The women known as Nyonya while the man called Baba. Most of them came from Hokkien China migrate to Malaysia or Indonesia in 15th and 16th century. Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum is the best place to understand the clash of two diffrent culture created new element to be adopted and integrated with local culture. The unique Museum are combination three blocks of house aged 120 years belongs to Chan family. Fully guide Museum tour available on specific time. No photography or video recording are allowing during the tour to Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum.
Our next destination during Malacca day trip is Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest traditional Chiness temple in Malaysia. Its was built by Kapitan Tay Kie Ki in 1645. The temple was heavily influenced by architectural style and craftsmanship of Southern Chinese, mainly from Fujian and Guangdong. Besides Kapitan Tay Kie Ki, others Kapitan such Kapitan Lee Wei King, Kapitan Chan Lak Kua and Kapitan Chua Su Cheong also contribute to the construction of this temple. This temple consists few prayer room, the biggest prayer halls dedicated to god of mercy ”Kuan Yi”.
Besides Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, we also will visit Kampung Kling Mosque and Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple that situated on the Harmony Street.
Malacca day trip from Kuala Lumpur is privately organized. Indeed, this will give more flexibility to tourist spending their time during the trip. An ample time will be giving to the visitor to roaming in Jonker Street either for lunch and sightseeing. Jonker Street word came from the Dutch languages Jonghhear carries a meaning Young Nobleman. Jonker Street has a status among the earliest settlement in Malacca has been built during Malacca Sultanate era.
Your one day tour to Malacca would not complete if we didn’t visit the Dutch Square. Dutch Square also known as Red Square consisted Stadhuys Building, Chris Church and Victoria Fountain. The Christ Church was built in 1741 and fully completed in 1753 to commemorate the centenary of Dutch invaded Malacca. Stadhuys was built in 1650 is used as official Dutch official resident and office for Dutch Governor.in 1982, the Stadhuys was converted into Museum known as Historic Museum and Ethnography Museum. Dutch architecture is more likely to use stone, propped and joined with local hardwood.
Portuguese constructed a fort in 1512 recognized as A Famosa to defend them from attack by Sultanate of Malacca to recapture Malacca. The fortress work well to protected Portuguese against local threat for 129 years. In 1641 Dutch took over Malacca they rebuilt the fortress become thicker and higher after badly damaged during the process penetrated Malacca. Dutch Governor sent about 300 skill worker to restore the A Famosa. When Malacca under the British controlled, English East India Company ordered the fortress to be demolished to prevent its use to attack British position in Penang. Intervention from British Colonial Officer Sir Standard Raffles during his visit in 1810 managed to protect the gateway from entirely destroyed. Porta De Santiago has a status as the oldest standing European monument in Malaysia and the symbol of Malacca State.
Saint Paul Church
One of the most interesting site to visit during Malacca one day trip from Kuala Lumpur is Saint Paul Church. Formerly a small chapel built in 1521 by Captain Duarte Coelho as gratitude to Virgin Mary after he survived a pirate attack. Saint Peter Church is the only Church in Malaysia been used by Portuguese, Dutch and British for a various purpose due of its location on the top of the hills. The building was used as Church, School, cemetery area and as a warehouse. The main highlight is Saint Francis Xavier statue without the right arms. Find out why they never fix the missing arm?
Replica Sultan Malacca Palaces
The architecture of the Palace is taken from the reign of Sultan Mansor Syah that ruled Malacca from 1456 – 1477. Apart from the fame Port of Malacca, local Malacca people are also skilled in constructing a building using limited tools. A very good example, the replica of Malacca Sultanate Palace was constructed without using any nails instead Dovetail and Dowel technique are used to fasten the floor and doors. The Palaces were built using very high quality wood such Chengal, Resak and Kayu Belian. The Museum show how Sultane Malacca Administration system, old method conducting a trial and punishment that most noteworthy to visit.
Strait Malacca Mosque
Finally, Malacca day trip itinerary last stop will be at the Strait Malacca Mosque. The man-made is a perfect spot for a photo shoot and for tourist to feel and see how the longest straits in the world looks. The cost to build the mosque estimated about RM10 million and the official opening in 2006.
End of Malacca one day trip from Kuala Lumpur Itinerary
Conclusion: To get the best tour experience and better understand about Malacca history tourist need to engaged a tour guide rather making Malacca day trip using a Tourist Guide Book.
One Day Malacca Tour Packages
- Malacca River Cruise Tickets
- Baba Nyonya Museum Tickets
- Replica Sultan Malacca Palaces Tickets
- Full Air Conditional Vehicle
- English Speaking Driver Guide
- Personal Expenses
- Travel Insurance
- 10% tour deposit by Pay Pal or Credit Card
- Final payment by cash will be collect on the tour day. Kindly prepare the cash before the tour, the cash will be collect before commencing the service.
Things to Bring During the Tour
- Sun Block Cream
- A good walking shoes